Master Planner
2022-08-29 - 2022-10-30
Logistics, Warehouse & Freight
Eastern Cape, Gqeberha
Negotiable - Negotiable Monthly Cost To Company (Market related)
Our client, a global leader in the FMCG sector, has a temporary opportunity available for a Master Planner with Purchasing experience. This is a fixed-term contract position for 6-9 months to be based in Gqeberha.
  • Work closely with Central Planning and a key output is an optimised production plan.
  • Plan all bulk requirements and liaise with the primary supplying plants in terms of constraints.
  • Focus on communication and tracking actual performance vs planned activities.
  • Responsible for a stable production plan by optimally utilising production facilities and employees.
  • The demand of products produced on relevant lines are managed effectively.
  • Incorrect Master data and BOM’s reported and corrected.
  • Create and manage production order reservations.
  • Production declared technically complete – TECO.
  • Generate 4 week SAP production plan.
  • Assist with pack upgrades and change requests.
  • Determine planned production as needed.
  • Calculate the capacity needed by the production line and the shifts required.
  • Assist with the budget/ forecast processes.
  • Timeous distribution of production plans.
  • Production orders are released timeously.
  • Daily production feedback meetings are attended.
  • Active involvement in the missing parts management process.
  • Effective re-scheduling of production lines as a result of breakdowns or other quality related problems.
  • Compile accurate printing plans.
  • Provide monthly consolidation of actuals vs. forecast.
  • Liaise with bulk supply plants/departments.
  • Optimise bulk planning to prevent an overstock situation.
  • Manage bulk planning.
  • Liaise with reverse logistics to ensure returnable material is on site in time for packaging.
  • Confirm with Transport to ensure efficient moving of returnables.
  • Ensure compliance to the QMS (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, BRC, IFS, FSSC, Organic, ISO 17025, SANS 1841).
  • Ensure compliance to all relevant policies, procedures, work instruction and SOPs at all times.
  • Ensure compliance to OHSACT and all company Risk, Health and Safety procedures and statutory requirements.
  • Ensure that unsafe conditions are reported and rectified.
  • Assist in achieving department and site business plans.
  • Support and encourage the values of the company.
  • Actively encourage innovations within the team.
  • Actively involved in problem solving methodology.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a Production Planning/MRP environment
  • Relevant Tertiary qualification in Planning/Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • Proven record in production planning environment
  • Relevant experience of SAP production planning
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem solving abilities
  • Proven Computer literacy in MS Office/ SAP / Excel
  • Sound knowledge of supply chain concepts
  • Experience in a SAP R3/R4 environment (including APO)
For more information please contact:
Chane Tessner